Resettlement and Integration Services
Bachelor or equivalent
CCIS’s Newcomer Child and Youth Connections (NCYC) program is searching for a Youth Counsellor to provide maternity leave coverage and is accepting applications from qualified job seekers!
Reporting to our NCYC Team Lead, our Youth Counsellor collaborates with various community partners, such as schools, to support the settlement and integration of Newcomer youth. The Youth Counsellor assists youth in developing their individual capacity by providing educational support and life skills training, and by mobilizing the resources needed to eliminate barriers to inclusion.
This position is a part of the RIS Newcomer Children and Youth Connections program. The staff in this program area collaborate closely to facilitate all of the activities for Newcomer and Refugee youth in our Resettlement and Integration Services division.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
CCIS thanks all applicants, however, only those selected to compete further for this position will be contacted.
CCIS is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
CCIS – Who We Are
CCIS (Calgary Catholic Immigration Society) is a nonprofit organization that provides settlement and integration services to all immigrants and refugees in Southern Alberta. Since our inception in 1981, we have been a community leader with solid experience in the design and delivery of comprehensive services for our newest neighbours. We deliver these services through a dynamic multi-cultural, multi-denominational and multi-disciplinary team of professionals who collectively speak over 60 languages.
From airport reception to a first job interview, CCIS’s programs and services have been designed to assist immigrants and refugees through all phases of the settlement and integration process. CCIS is committed to welcoming and serving newcomers of all races, ethnic and national origins, cultural backgrounds and religions, sexual orientations and gender identities and expressions.
RIS (Resettlement & Integration Services) division
Our RIS division provides support services that enable Government Assisted Refugees (GARs) to transition to a new life in Calgary. RIS also offers several programs specific to refugee children and youth. RIS programs are designed to: assist in developing the independence of our clients, build capacity within the family structure and enhance our clients’ economic success. Our team of multicultural counselors provide settlement assistance in over 16 languages.
CCIS is proud of our reputation for providing exceptional service to our clients of every nationality, culture and heritage.
We do so with a dedicated team of multi-lingual, multi-denominational staff.
If you would like to join our team, check out our current job postings. If there are no postings, please come back soon for a visit!